Birdwoman (2019)

Based on the award-winning short film, Ayesha, the story of a daughter who has to make sense of a magical creature from the past. The screenplay is inspired by community initiatives headed by Project SALAM (Support and Legal Advocacy for Muslims) and The National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms.

Awards and Screenings

Sundance Project Development Lab, Shortlist ,2020

The Gitner Family Prize 2019

The Athena Screenwriters Lab, NYC 2019

Sundance Collaboration Lab with writer-director Ritesh Batra, 2019

Sundance Screenwriters Lab, Shortlist, 2019



Cast and Crew

Featuring: Ricky Hopkins and Amanda Vink

Writer- Director, Producer: Ambarien Alqadar

Cinematographer: Jacob Mallin

Editor: Josh Jarema and Ambarien Alqadar

Assistant Director: Francesco D’Amanda

Location Sound Recordist: Alexandre Gilroy